Valley County MT Information


Valley County Subdivisions

Valley County MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,663
Daytime Population: Workers 3,748
Daytime Population: Residents 3,827
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,575
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 7,537
Population in Familes 5,903
Population in Group Qrtrs 126
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $52,212
Average Household Income $66,329
Per Capita Income $28,961


Total Housing Units 5,007 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,355 (47.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 962 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,690 (33.8%)
Median Home Value $115,205
Average Home Value $157,898


Total Households 3,317
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 2,025
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.54% 0.21%
Households 0.51% 0.19%
Families 0.19% -0.01%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.86%


Valley County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Valley County to the other 56 counties and county equivalents in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 28 52nd
Population Density # 40 29th
Diversity Index # 12 80th
Median Household Income # 11 82nd
Per Capita Income # 20 66th

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